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Old 02-18-2009, 09:13 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PaleMelanesian View Post
Notice how the lowest nose has the lowest drag. Based on this, I'd go for a smooth upper block first, then block the lower as needed. Even if the car has a fairly smooth bottom, there's the car-ground interaction to deal with, which is more draggy than the free air above the car.
I can kinda see the image going both ways. Yes, less drag with a lower nose but when that low nose has such a huge opening I could see that benifit being cancelled out. This did give me a great idea though.

just that small opening between the two and perhaps two parallel openings on the lower grill about 1/2" tall each running the length of it. . . hmm...
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